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  • BOB THE GAMBLER. by Barthelme, Frederick.
    Barthelme, Frederick.
    BOB THE GAMBLER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in Biloxi, Mississippi, and described as "A wonderfully crackball love story in which Ray and Jewel Kaiser try out the Paradise casino and what curious things happen to them; what tricks of chance involving, among others, Jewel's fourteen-year-old daughter RV, the casino and its personnel, Ray's dead father, and a mother convinced that a sitcom star is visiting across the street from her house" this darkly funny novel has dustjacket praise from such authors as John Barth, Robert Olen Butler and more. Barthelme has also written eloquently in the New Yorker magazine about his own real problems with gambling. SIGNED on the title page. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-395-809770.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64246
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  • BOB THE GAMBLER. by Barthelme, Frederick.
    Barthelme, Frederick.
    BOB THE GAMBLER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1997. dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in Biloxi, Mississippi, and described as "A wonderfully crackball love story in which Ray and Jewel Kaiser try out the Paradise casino and what curious things happen to them; what tricks of chance involving, among others, Jewel's fourteen-year-old daughter RV, the casino and its personnel, Ray's dead father, and a mother convinced that a sitcom star is visiting across the street from her house" this darkly funny novel has dustjacket praise from such authors as John Barth, Robert Olen Butler and more. Barthelme has also written eloquently in the New Yorker magazine about his own real problems with gambling. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-395-809770.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line, some wear to rear fold of dj)

    Book ID: 76153
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  • GOODNIGHT, TEXAS. by Cobb, William J
    Cobb, William J
    GOODNIGHT, TEXAS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Denver: Unbridled Books, (2006). First edition - The author's second novel, third book. In the small fishing town of Goodnight, Texas, on the Gulf coast, its people, many of them immigrants, "struggle to survive job loss, severe over-fishing, and a looming hurricane. A lyrical, romantic, comic, and redemptive story about . . . survival, connection, and hope." 287 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 80152
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  • REMEMBERING BLUE. by Fowler, Connie May.
    Fowler, Connie May.
    REMEMBERING BLUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of love and loss, a young widow sets out to remember and mourn her fisherman husband. ISBN: 0-385-49842x.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 55823
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  • Fowler, Connie May.
    REMEMBERING BLUE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel of love and loss, a young widow sets out to remember and mourn her fisherman husband. ISBN: 0-385-49842x.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (line on bottom edge)

    Book ID: 27838
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  • LETTERS FROM KATRINA: Stories of Hope and Inspiration. by Hoog, Mark, editor; Kim Lemaire, photographs.
    Hoog, Mark, editor; Kim Lemaire, photographs.
    LETTERS FROM KATRINA: Stories of Hope and Inspiration.

    Edition: First printing.

    Longmont, Colorado: Growing Fields Books, (2007). SIGNED hardcover first edition - A beautiful book with photographs and letters of some of the children involved in a project to send books and letters to survivors of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf States, and with their replies about what it was like living through that disaster. It began in one elementary classroom in Colorado and eventually included schools, classrooms and students from California to Virginia. "In searching their heart and mind for meaningful words to write...the children found their own voice of value and a way to make their own special contribution." Full color photographs on every page by Kim Lemaire. SIGNED on the title page by Mark Hoog. Large oblong format. 96 pp. ISBN: 978-0977039197.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.) Promotional postcard laid in.

    Book ID: 76232
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  • THE OUTCASTS. by Kent, Kathleen.
    Kent, Kathleen.
    THE OUTCASTS.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York & Boston: Little Brown, (2013). Hardcover - The author's third novel, set in the 19th century on the Gulf Coast, a story about "buried treasure, a manhunt, and a woman determined to make a new life for herself in the old west. After escaping the Texas brothel where she'd been a virtual prisoner, Lucinda Carter heads for Middle Bayou to meet her lover, who has a plan to make them both rich, chasing rumors of a pirate's buried treasure. Meanwhile Nate Cannon, a young Texas policeman, is on the hunt for a ruthless killer named McGill who has claimed the lives of men, women, and even children across the frontier." 326 pp. ISBN: 978-0316206129.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 78157
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  • SALTWATER EMPIRE. by McDaniel, Raymond.
    McDaniel, Raymond.
    SALTWATER EMPIRE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2008. SIGNED first edition - A poetry collection "conceived in the years before Hurricane Katrina and deeply influenced by its aftermath," INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 121 pp plus colophon. ISBN: 9781566892131.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59102
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